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Lip Sync Battle: Watch Amber Tamblyn's Unpleasant Trump Impression

If for some reason you wanted to see Trump give a lap dance to America Ferrera, today's your lucky day

Liam Mathews

Wednesday's Lip Sync Battle will air opposite the third Presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. But viewers tuning into the Spike show with the intention of escaping the misery of the election for just a few minutes will still be forced to look at Donald Trump, because Joan of Arcadia actress Amber Tamblyn will be doing a really gross Trump impression while lip-syncing Color Me Badd's "I Wanna Sex You Up."

This episode of Lip Sync Battle is a half-reunion of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, with Tamblyn going up against Superstore's America Ferrera. In a preview released Monday, Tamblyn-as-Trump gives outspoken Clinton supporter Ferrera a lap dance while mouthing along to the notoriously raunchy 1991 song in front of banners that say "I <3 Hispanics" and "Make [photo of America Ferrera] Great Again."

​America Ferrera and Amber Tamblyn, Lip Sync Battle

America Ferrera and Amber Tamblyn, Lip Sync Battle


It's questionable to make a lighthearted joke about Donald Trump making women sexually uncomfortable at this point in the campaign -- a dozen women have publicly alleged that Trump sexually assaulted them as of this writing -- but this episode was taped before the Access Hollywood audio was released, so the issue wasn't as dire then as it is now.

What's inexplicable is Lip Sync Battle cannibalizing itself -- Josh Gad did a Trump impression last season, with the Frozen star doing a surreal routine to the Divinyls' "I Touch Myself" in a January episode.

Hopefully if the other Sisters, Alexis Bledel and Blake Lively, do Lip Sync Battle they'll feel compelled to top this one.

Lip Sync Battle airs Wednesdays at 9/8c on Spike.